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Visiting Info
Opening Hours:

Sunday to Thursday: ‬09:00-17:00

Fridays and Holiday eves: ‬09:00-14:00

Yad Vashem is closed on Saturdays and all Jewish Holidays.

Entrance to the Holocaust History Museum is not permitted for children under the age of 10. Babies in strollers or carriers will not be permitted to enter.

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Visit of Foreign Minister Peres and Mikhail Gorbachev to Yad Vashem

29 May 2001

On May 29th, 2001, Foreign Minister Shimon Peres and Mikhail Gorbachev visited the Valley of the Communities at Yad Vashem. The Foreign Minister was interviewed as part of a German television series in which Gorbachev talks to world leaders. In the course of the visit, Peres pointed out the wall on which the name of his home town is engraved.